#Afghanistan

  • Article: Nearly Half of All Children in Afghanistan Are Not in School
    Education

    Nearly Half of All Children in Afghanistan Are Not in School

    June 4, 2018|Voice of America

    In many cases, girls are most affected. Read more

  • Article: These Female Afghan Coders Created a Game About Saving Electricity
    Girls & Women

    These Female Afghan Coders Created a Game About Saving Electricity

    By Jasper Lo|May 10, 2018

    "More Attention" players unplug unncessary appliances to save energy. Read more

  • Article: Here’s How Many Refugees the US Has Accepted in 2018
    Citizenship

    Here’s How Many Refugees the US Has Accepted in 2018

    By Chris Gelardi|April 26, 2018

    The US is on pace to resettle the fewest number of refugees in 40 years. Read more

  • Article: The First Case of Polio in 2018 Was Reported This Week in Afghanistan
    Education

    The First Case of Polio in 2018 Was Reported This Week in Afghanistan

    By Jackie Marchildon|Jan. 26, 2018

    Polio is 99.9% eradicated. Read more

  • Article: 5 Killed in ISIS Attack on Save the Children’s Afghanistan Offices
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    5 Killed in ISIS Attack on Save the Children’s Afghanistan Offices

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 24, 2018

    The attacks follow a growing trend of aid workers facing intimidation, abduction, and violence. Read more

  • Article: Health Workers Struggle to Deliver Polio Vaccines in Afghanistan
    Health

    Health Workers Struggle to Deliver Polio Vaccines in Afghanistan

    By Jackie Marchildon|Dec. 20, 2017

    The Taliban has made access difficult, but so have government forces. Read more

  • Article: The Iconic ‘Afghan Girl’ Is Finally a Homeowner, After More Than 30 Years as a Refugee
    Girls & Women

    The Iconic ‘Afghan Girl’ Is Finally a Homeowner, After More Than 30 Years as a Refugee

    By Daniele Selby|Dec. 13, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    35 years ago, Gula’s piercing eyes graced National Geographic’s cover. Read more

  • Article: Germany Is Paying Asylum Seekers Thousands of Dollars to Go Back Home
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    Germany Is Paying Asylum Seekers Thousands of Dollars to Go Back Home

    By Joe McCarthy|Dec. 5, 2017

    Deportation with a “friendly face.” Read more